Faculty & Staff Profiles

The faculty at the School is devoted to student learning and supportive of engagement in Library and Information Science professional activities.

Professors are involved in many interdisciplinary projects and partnerships, which include the Virtual Writing University, the UI Center for the Book, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics, and the UI Libraries.

Faculty Profiles


Barrett, Timothy

Professor
Professor Emeritus
History, technique, and science of papermaking; permanence of paper records.

The Center for the Book
216 North Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52240-1420

319-621-2493

Blinkinsop, Cindy

Adjunct Faculty
21st century learning, 21st century libraries, K-12 library programming, information literacy, media literacy, and digital citizenship.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


Campbell, Beth

Adjunct Faculty
School libraries, children's literature, library programming, multi-media tools, communication, children's authors/illustrators, social media, storytelling, critical thinking and content creation.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

563-508-0260

Culshaw, John

Adjunct Faculty
Administration, college and university libraries.

Library Administration
5038 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5867

Eichmann, David

Associate Professor
Director, School of Library and Information Science
Research networking, biomedical informatics, semantic web, data management and visualization.

School of Library and Information Science
3086 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA  52242-1420

319-335-5715

Geers, Dianna

Adjunct Faculty
Adolescent literacy, literature, and resources; adolescents as digital content creators, 21st century literacy, diversity.

School of LIbrary and Information Science

3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

Sid Huttner

Huttner, Sid

Adjunct Faculty
Managing archives and special collections departments, fundraising and library development, 19th century American trade bookbinding and book publishing, bibliography, city and other directories.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-338-6146

Kolarik, Christine

Adjunct Faculty
Teacher Librarian Coordinator
K-12 school library programs, teacher librarians as leaders, literacy development, information literacy.

School of Library and Information Science
3067 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5708

Lechtenberg, Kate

Adjunct Faculty
Critical pedagogy and critical librarianship, school libraries, children’s and young adult literature, disciplinary literacies, intellectual freedom, collection development, and curation.

Department of Education
N231 Lindquist Center
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420


Leonard, Julie

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies, UI Center for the Book
Contemporary artist's books; history of bookbinding.

The Center for the Book
216 North Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-0447

Logsden, Kara

Lecturer
Public library management, leadership, outreach, programming, public relations & marketing, community engagement, strategic planning, reader's advisory.

School of Library and Information Science
3078 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5707

Mattock, Lindsay

Associate Professor
Associate Director
Archival management, preservation, and use of visual media; archival theory and practice; audiovisual archives; digital preservation and curation; community archives and record-keeping practices; and media and technological literacy.

School of Library and Information Science
3072 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5712

Pierce, Jennifer Burek

Associate Professor
Print culture and book history, including 21st century and digital media; literature and non-fiction materials for young readers; library history; communities of readers; and community engagement and service learning.

School of Library and Information Science
3076 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5716

Scheib, Sara

Adjunct Faculty
Academic libraries, bibliometrics, research assessment, scientific communication, scholarly publishing, and research data management.

University Libraries
125 West Washington St.
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-3024
Jacqueline Snider

Snider, Jacqueline

Adjunct Faculty
Special and corporate libraries; company archives; knowledge management; taxonomies; integrated library systems.

School of Library and Information Science
3074 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5707

Stewart, Duncan

Adjunct Faculty
Special collections cataloging including rare books, artists' books, manuscripts, and ephemera.

University Libraries: Cataloging-Metadata Department
5020 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5884

Stuart, Shana

Adjunct Faculty
Carnegie libraries, public libraries, libraries as place and space, Iowa library history.

School of Library and Information Science
3078 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5707

Vamanu, Iulian

Assistant Professor
Knowledge organization, cultural heritage informatics, information behavior, information ethics.

School of Library and Information Science
3068 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5714

Staff Profiles


Carol Ives

Program Administrator

After seven years with the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics (IGPI), Carol joined the SLIS team in January of 2013. Carol holds a BA in Business Administration and brings over 30 years of operations, project management, and administrative experience to the SLIS department. In her time away from work Carol loves to garden and is an avid apiarist.

School of Library and Information Science
3087 Main Library
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

319-335-5709